Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Program

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The Data Science & Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program is designed for IT and non-IT professionals who are interested to transition their career into data science, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. The program includes practical training, industry certification and job placement support to help professionals secure a job as a Data Analyst or Data Scientist.


The data science & AI program is delivered in a 24 week part time and 12 week full time format and is designed for career-driven professionals to transition into the big data and AI industry. The program includes pre-work, intensive practical training, industry certification and a job outcomes program in collaboration with university partners. The course content has been tailored to give students the skills that are demanded by businesses in today’s rapidly evolving job market.

Remote learning is available for this program. The interactive remote format enabled by video conferencing technology is a rich and connected experience featuring virtual break-out rooms, shared screens, digital whiteboards, peer to peer collaboration and instructor support.

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Practical Training at the Institute

Learn how to create predictive models by learning to wrangle, analyze, visualize, predict and find insight into data alongside best in class data science trainers.

The Data Science & AI Program is a structured training program designed to help students develop the practical skills needed as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst. After completing our Data Science & AI Program, students will be awarded the Data Science Certification from the Institute of Data.

What is Practical Data Science Training?

Practical data science training is an essential requirement to practice as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst. Learn from industry experts on how to apply machine learning and AI techniques for businesses and government organizations including business consulting and simulating commercial projects. This means our graduates will be ready to work as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst.

Why TheInstitute Of Data?

Students Will:

Be ready to practice data science

The Institute of Data’s courses are designed to prepare students for real commercial work in the area of data science, AI and big data. It is focused on practical in-class training, labs and real-life projects.

Receive the best training and the latest curriculum

The Institute of Data trainers are actively working in the industry and will teach students how to practice data science and advanced analytics. The curriculum is developed by the Institute of Data Academic Board with decades of experience working in data science.

Be more attractive to employers

The Institute of Data’s Data Science & AI Program results in the Data Science Certification which signals to employers that students are ready to join the industry. Student's resumes and profiles will be reviewed by students Job Outcomes team to give student the best possible chance of success.

Get more support and guidance

The member network offers support and guidance from mentors and direct connections to the industry.

Meet great people and become a member of the Institute

Beyond a healthy discipline of practical education and learning, students meet great friends in your virtual or real classroom and become a member of the Institute of Data. Many students continue to keep in touch with their fellow students and the community becomes a strong network as students enter the industry.

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Program Structure


Students complete curated pre-work as an interactive online learning experience designed to prepare every student with the python skills required to complete all coursework and training.

Remote or In Class Training

Students undertake a professional in-classroom course from a team of expert industry trainers from leading consultancies and enterprises to acquire the most sought-after practical training in the country.

Job Outcomes

Students will undergo a Job Outcomes Program through the Institute of Data which will help position students for the best chance of a new job opportunity and/or internal promotion. Land a job in one of the most sought after fields in tech with the guidance of Professional Career Coaches and access to our hiring network.

How Will Students Be Assessed?

The Institute of Data - Data Science & AI Program is assessed through completion of labs and a final capstone project. There is no formal exam. The capstone project is a real-life project and is assessed against the Institute of Data Certification Standards set by the Academic Board and Examination Board.

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We'll help you transition into the big data, data science and artificial intelligence industry. We have a 93% job outcome success rate within 180 days of graduation for active job seekers.

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Syllabus Breakdown

  • Course Introduction and Overview
  • Programming Fundamentals for Data Science
  • Maths & Statistics Fundamentals for Data Science
  • Data Science Practice (ongoing)
  • Data Cleaning and Quality Assessment
  • Data Visualisation
  • Statistical Testing
  • Succeeding as a Data Scientist in Industry
  • Mini Project 1 – Data Science Practice
  • Critical Thinking Training
  • Relational and Non-Relational Databases
  • SQL
  • Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Data Science Practice (ongoing)
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Feature Modelling
  • Evaluating Regression Models
  • Overfitting and Regularisation
  • Questioning Technique Training
  • Logistic Regression
  • Evaluating Classification Models
  • Support Vector Machines
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Data Science Practice (ongoing)
  • K-means Clustering
  • Principal Components Analysis
  • Research and Documentation Training
  • Mini Project 2 – Data Science Practice
  • Decision Trees
  • Random Forests
  • Bias and Variance
  • Bagging
  • Boosting
  • Stacking
  • Data Science Practice (ongoing)
  • Web Scraping
  • Text Pre-processing
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Text Classification
  • Presentation Skills Training
  • Data Science Practice (ongoing)
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Deep Feedforward Neural Networks
  • Recurrent Neural Networks
  • Convolutional Neural Networks
  • Mini Project 3 – Data Science Practice
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Deployment of Machine Learning Models
  • Cluster Computing
  • Streaming Data
  • Storytelling Training
  • Capstone Project
  • Additional Topics: Determined by Students and Lead Trainer
  • Job Outcomes Program
  • Consultation and Presentation Training
  • Data Science Practice
  • Capstone Project

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Fees & Payment

Pre-payment deposit of $300 is required to enroll. Current fees are USD $12,500 for the full time and part time program. Flexible payment plans available.

Course Entry Requirements

Completion of a bachelor degree in any field of studies

Completion of any previous qualification undertaken in English

Completion of assigned online pre-work provided to you when you enroll

Time Commitment: Part Time Program

24 weeks intensive remote or in-class training | 2 night classes per week + 1 Saturday class every other week

Time Commitment: Full Time Program

12 weeks intensive remote or in-class training | Monday-Friday


United States (Remote or In-person)

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